[R-sig-Geo] re. Creating random (but believable) geographies

Barry Rowlingson b.rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk
Mon Dec 28 13:48:26 CET 2009

On Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 12:33 PM, Darren Norris <doon75 at hotmail.com> wrote:

> using names of disease vectors to generate prefix/suffixes (mosquito,
> nematode .....)? Can then use family, genus, species etc already nicely
> arranged into different strata?

 I just tried using emacs' 'dissociated press'  function to chop up UK
county names to produce names of possible new fictional counties. It
combined 'Hereford' with 'Suffolk' to produce 'Hereffolk', for
example. It also combined something with Yorkshire to create


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